Adam D. Rieth
Location: Tampa, Florida
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Adam Rieth is a litigation attorney with the Barnes Trial Group. Prior to joining the Barnes Trial Group, Mr. Rieth worked at one of Florida’s largest and oldest insurance-defense firms. Over the course of a half decade at the defense firm, Mr. Rieth tried cases ranging from medical-malpractice wrongful death to trip-and-fall negligence. He also litigated numerous catastrophic claims involving many complex facts and legal issues. Mr. Rieth was frequently called upon to investigate wrongful-death cases, tractor-trailer crashes, dram-shop/alcohol liability related incidents, premises-liability incidents, sexual-assault cases, and professional malpractice matters.
Prior to his work in insurance defense, Mr. Rieth was an Assistant State Attorney (“ASA”) in Pinellas County, Florida. As an ASA, Mr. Rieth tried over 30 jury trial to verdict, in the majority of which he was the sole or lead attorney. Before being promoted to a felony division, Mr. Rieth served as a Lead Trial Attorney for misdemeanor division, where he supervised and mentored several younger attorneys. Mr. Rieth was also selected as a governor-appointed prosecutor for several conflict cases in neighboring Hillsborough County.
Mr. Rieth is a proud Tampa native. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida, graduating cum laude. Mr. Rieth earned his Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University College of Law, as well as his Certificate of Concentration in Advocacy. Outside the courtroom, Mr. Rieth serves as a strong advocate for safe streets in Greater Tampa, as well as promoting the concept of Vision Zero, which is a world-wide strategy to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries while increasing safe, health, and equitable mobility for all. In his free time, Mr. Rieth enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching Florida Gator and Buccaneer football, traveling, and cycling.